ShareLife-funded agencies support people with a wide range of special needs, including Deaf people, people with developmental disabilities, and people suffering from addiction.
lives are improved every year by ShareLife donors. This includes people with disabilities, their caregivers, and others with special needs.
Deaf people face accessibility challenges at school, work and home. Silent Voice, a ShareLife-funded agency, seeks to break down those barriers.
People with disabilities frequently experience stigma and misunderstanding. ShareLife agencies provide community and a safe space that affirms their dignity and worth.
How your donation makes a difference:
“Today, ShareLife is how we bring the hands of Christ to those in need. Through the faithful generosity of people like you, ShareLife agencies continue to serve the poor and vulnerable among us.”
— Cardinal Thomas Collins
Stories of inspiration
“I’m an addict, but my problem is Aaron”
How Aaron got a second chance at life
Coping with change
How Ben is overcoming his fear
Carrying the cross
How Stephen embraced his opportunity to serve
Mary Centre supports a variety of residential and outreach services for adults with developmental challenges, helping them attain greater self-confidence and personal independence so they can have fulfilling educational, employment and life experiences.
Serves Deaf children, youth, adults and their families in an American Sign Language (ASL) environment.
Our Place Community of Hope
Our Place provides a safe space for people with mental health issues to socialize with each other and access services that build skills for independent living. A variety of social and recreational programs are available for people who have been marginalized because of their illness.
St. Bernadette’s Family Resource Centre
St. Bernadette’s integrates children, youth and adults with developmental and/or physical challenges with their able peers. Parent relief programs and support groups are available to help care givers better face the challenges they encounter.
St. Michael’s Homes
St. Michael’s Homes provides services for men in recovery from addictions, including residential treatment, aftercare, and supportive housing through their Matt Talbot Housing Program.